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Hmmm: 101 things in 1001 days

I came across this website thanks to my twitter habit – it’s the home of a goal setting challenge called 101 things in 1001.  From their getting started page: The Mission: Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days. The Criteria: Tasks must be specific (ie. no ambiguity in the wording) with a […]

What’s next?

I mentioned the other day that I’ve spent a big part of my adult life serving students for Jesus.  What a great time it’s been!  There have certainly been ups and downs, failures and successes, joy and heartbreak, and more lessons learned than ever taught.  All of it has made a huge impact on me, […]

I gave in

I did it, I gave in to technology pressure and joined the tweeting masses at Twitter. If you happen to care to follow my activities one sentence at a time, you can find me here. What a crazy thing to watch the updates go by from all over the world.

Duty calls

Just after the first of the year Tom and I both received jury service questionnaires.  He, being one who deals with court notices all the time, completed his immediately… I waited about a week.  He got called for a trial jury selection pretty shortly and then was dismissed because he’d been somehow tangentally involved in […]

Jesus for President

Knowing the provocative proclivities of Shane Claiborne, I’m looking forward to reading his forthcoming work Jesus for President: Politics for Ordinary Radicals, set to release in March.  I find Shane’s thinking challenging and look forward to his take on the practical application of faith to politics.  I’m pretty certain it won’t be “vote Republican” – […]